IPL 2023: RCB vs LSG Pre-match Predictions

Royal Challengers Bangalore and Lucknow Super Giants are going to face each other in the 15th match of the 2023 edition of the TATA Indian Premier League. Royal Challengers Bangalore, even after starting their campaign well against the Mumbai Indians, stumbled and suffered a big loss against the Kolkata Knight Riders. On the other hand, Lucknow Super Giants has been having a good run in this edition as well as they have won two of the three matches they have played.

Basic information about the match:

  • Teams: Royal Challengers Bangalore VS Lucknow Super Giants 
  • Date: 10-Apr-23 
  • Time: 7:30 PM 
  • Match: 15
  • Venue: Bengaluru

RCB Player List and Roles

Virat KohliBatter
Glenn MaxwellAll-Rounder
Mohammad SirajBowler
Faf Du Plessis (c)Batter
Harshal PatelBowler
Wanindu HasarangaBowler
Dinesh KarthikBatter/Wicket-keeper
Shahbaz AhmedAll-Rounder
Rajat Patidar (Ruled Out)Batter
Anuj RawatBatter/Wicket-keeper
Akash DeepBowler
Josh Hazlewood (Ruled Out)Bowler
Mahipal LomrorAll-Rounder
Finn AllenBatter/Wicket-keeper
Suyash PrabhudessaiBatter
Karn SharmaBatter
Siddharth KaulBatter
David WilleyBowler
Reece Topley (Ruled Out)Bowler
Himanshu SharmaBowler
Micheal BracewellAll-Rounder
Manoj BhandageAll-Rounder
Rajan KumarBowler
Avinash SinghBowler
Sonu YadavAll-Rounder

LSG Player List and Role

KL Rahul (c)Batter
Marcus StoinisAll-Rounder
Ravi BishnoiBowler
Quinton De KockBatter/Wicket-keeper
Deepak HoodaAll-Rounder
Krunal PandyaAll-Rounder
Avesh KhanBowler
Mark WoodBowler
K GowthamAll-Rounder
Manan VohraBatter
Mohsin KhanBowler
Ayush BadoniAll-Rounder
Kyle MayersAll-Rounder
Karan SharmaAll-Rounder
Mayank YadavBowler
Nicholas PooranWicket-keeper
Jaydev UnadkatBowler
Yash ThakurBowler
Romario ShepherdAll-Rounder
Daniel SamsAll-Rounder
Amit MishraBowler
Prerak MankadAll-Rounder
Swapnil SinghBowler
Naveen ul HaqBowler
Yudhvir CharakAll-Rounder

First Face-Off

Lucknow Super Giants made their debut in the 2022 edition of the IPL and had a stellar run to reach the playoffs as well. They faced the Royal Challengers Bangalore for the first time in the 31st match of the season where they were taken to cleaners by the Royal Challengers Bangalore’s captain Faf Du Plessis. He scored an amazing 96 to ensure his team’s victory. 

Previous IPL Results

Both the teams have faced each other only twice and Royal Challengers Bangalore has emerged victorious on both occasions. 

Previous Results

25-May-20222022 IPLRCB14 runs
19-April-20222022 IPLRCB18 runs

Pre-match Analysis

Lucknow Super Giants are at the top of the points table and have ensured that they tick all the boxes in the games they play. Their performance has been amazing and they have ensured they win whenever they get to the field. On the other hand, after a great start, Royal Challengers Bangalore seem to have lost their way in the last match and would like to regain their form.

Probable Best Batter of the Match

Kyle Mayers has been in sensational form for the Lucknow Super Giants and has already produced two mindblowing knocks to give his side a desirable start while batting. He may turn out to be the best batter of the match for this reason.

Probable Best Bowler of the Match

Krunal Pandya bowled an outstanding spell against the Sunrisers Hyderabad where he took 3 wickets. He has been bowling tight lines and has forced the batters to commit errors. This is the reason why he may be the best bowler in the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Lucknow Super Giants.

Match Details

Royal Challengers Bangalore will be up against the Lucknow Super Giants in the 15th Match of TATA Indian Premier League 2023 from the Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore on 10th April 2023. For the viewers, the match will be telecast live at 7:30 pm on Star Sports network on television and Jio Cinema on your mobile handset.

Pitch Report

Chinnaswamy Stadium is considered to be hell for bowlers. The flat pitch, fast outfield, and short boundaries make it a perfect stadium for an absolute run fest. This time too, it will be no different. The team winning the toss would like to chase as the dew might as well settle in making it all the more difficult for the bowlers.

Today’s Match Prediction: Final Thoughts

It is expected to be a cracker of a contest as two strong teams will be against each other where one is looking to stay where it is – at the top, and the other is craving a comeback after a heavy setback. The form and the merits suggest that Lucknow Super Giants might emerge victorious but Royal Challengers Bangalore will definitely fancy their home advantage.